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Adolescent Sexual Abuser Program (ASAP)


Adolescent Sexual Abuser Program (A.S.A.P.) is an intensive outpatient Juvenile Sex Offender Treatment Program that began at the court in September of 2008. The program utilizes numerous tools and techniques to assist juveniles adjudicated of sexually oriented crimes in developing healthy and appropriate relationships with others.
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Boys Programming


This program includes group work with boys of all ages in detention covering subjects from anger management to separation and loss, a life skills speaker’s program, and a beginning life book program that encompasses both individual counseling and group work to help young men assess and clarify where they are in their lives and to move forward in a positive direction.
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Clinical Services


The purpose of the counseling department is to assist youth and families of Mahoning County with mental health issues and/or behavioral problems.
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Cognitive Based Therapy

 
The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Unit was implemented to transform delinquent youth into responsible members of their families, schools and communities by providing individualized services and programming to address risk factors and behaviors, thereby diverting them from the Ohio Department of Youth Services (ODYS) and preventing future incarceration and recidivism.
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Community Service


This program addresses the victimization of the community due to delinquent behavior.
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Cyber and Relational Diversion Program (C.A.R.D.)

 
The program specifically addresses inappropriate sexting, cyber bullying, sexual harassment, cyber safety and Ohio law. The program addresses healthy sexuality, relationships, self-esteem and self-worth.
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Faith Based Ministries


Faith Based Ministries is a program designed to provide a nondenominational approach for students to develop a feeling of hope and healing and to present them with a nonjudgmental environment in which to achieve it.
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Family Dependency


The objective of FDTC is to provide a therapeutic, strength-based program that addresses issues which include sobriety, mental health, housing, and parenting to keep participants in compliance with their Mahoning County Children Services case plan.
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Females In Need Of Direction (F.I.N.D)


Females In Need Of Direction is a program designed to divert females, from detention, and other levels of restrictive care while reducing or eliminating the incurrence of new charges.
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Health Services


The medical department is staffed by 1 full-time nurse and an advanced nurse practitioner who visits the facility once a week.
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Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative

 
The vision for the future is to encourage community stakeholders who share in the belief that detention should be objective and only reserved for youth who pose the greatest risk to public safety to join us in our efforts to improve the lives of youth and families who enter the Mahoning County Juvenile Court.

Mediation


Mediation means any process in which a mediator facilitates communication and negotiation between parties to assist them in reaching a voluntary agreement regarding their dispute.
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Ohio Youth Assessment System


OYAS stands for Ohio Youth Assessment System; it is a risk assessment tool that was developed for the state, by the University of Cincinnati, along with several pilot counties in the state (Mahoning being one of them).
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The Attorney Help Desk


Many of the families who come to Mahoning County Juvenile Court cannot afford an attorney and may not qualify for a court-appointed attorney. Attempting to begin the legal process by filing the appropriate forms without legal assistance can be very difficult, confusing and complex. In order to help these families, Judge Dellick established the Attorney Help Desk. 
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The Brotherhood Council Program


Opened in June 2014, and located within the Juvenile Justice Center the program was created to help transform at-risk youth into responsible members of their families, schools and communities through individualized services and programming, thereby diverting them from the Ohio Department of Youth Services (ODYS) and preventing future incarceration. The intense in-house program is based on Cognitive Behavior Therapy – people can change.
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Truancy


Find out what is considered truant and how truancy is handled by the County.
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Victim Impact


The purpose of VIP is to expose juvenile offenders to the effects their crimes have had upon their victim, families and the community in which they live.
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